Ana Lisa

 

Ana Lisa Alperovich is a trained eco-designer and sustainable culture producer from Buenos Aires. She received her BA Hons from Goldsmiths, University of London, a city where she spent most of her 20s and inspires her enormously. After gaining experience on designing public events for [re]design through England and China, she went back to her hometown to find out what was going on about her subject of study while she was away. Impressed by the creative use of local resources, her love for sharing knowledge and her belief in learning through experiences, she co-created the Sustainable Festival. A 4-day educational not-for-profit event dedicated to the celebration of emerging sustainable design practices, held at the luscious Botanic Gardens in the heart of Buenos Aires. Ana Lisa cannot help being an environmental activist and is interested on discovering new eco-design concepts and learning about the design of systems. She is a vegetarian who loves riding her folding-bike, playing hand-ball, japanese culture, making her own clothes, gardening and cats. She now works independently doing all sorts of things related to critical sustainable design thinking and practices: she is a consultant for big and small brands, a curator of exhibitions, workshops organizer and now a contributing writer for Inhabitat!
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Giant Red Dog Made from Scrap is a Dutch Village Watchdog

Giant Red Dog Made from Scrap is a Dutch Village Watchdog

Measuring 40 x 26 x 82 feet high, Max doesn't go unnoticed within the Dutch countryside. He is now a landmark making a bright, strong statement and looking after the farmers' village of Leens,

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Artist Magnus Muhr Uses Dead Flies to Make Fun of Humans

Artist Magnus Muhr Uses Dead Flies to Make Fun of Humans

Swedish photographer Magnus Muhr has been playing with dead flies and creating a real buzz with his work all over the internet. Using the found bodies of dead insects, Muhr arranges them on a

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BYTR Architects Burnt the Wood of This Beautiful Extension to Keep Bugs and Fungi at Bay

BYTR Architects Burnt the Wood of This Beautiful Extension to Keep Bugs and Fungi at Bay

The new extension maintains a volume that is the same height as the original property, making a stark yet playful contrast. Long rectangular windows and a double glass door gives the decades

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A Kayak Made from Recycled Bottles Floats Down Argentina’s Parana River

A Kayak Made from Recycled Bottles Floats Down Argentina’s Parana River

Industrial engineer Federico Blanc had a dream to float down Argentina's gorgeous Parana River on a recycled kayak, and his vision recently came to fruition! Blanc collected dozens of

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Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thread

Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thread

Using only thread as her drawing tool, Belgium artist Elodie Antonie illustrates big structures and industrial landscapes carefully by hand. Cranes, electric pylons, bridges and even nuclear

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Buenos Aires’ Bioparque Temaikén Boasts the Largest Aviary in South America

Buenos Aires’ Bioparque Temaikén Boasts the Largest Aviary in South America

Temaikén's Aviary is the biggest in South America and holds around 2,500 birds that live inside and outside the big net structures. Visitors can walk through the Aviary´s path to see the

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‘Bamboo Wing’ is a Stunning Vietnamese Restaurant Made Entirely From Bamboo

‘Bamboo Wing’ is a Stunning Vietnamese Restaurant Made Entirely From Bamboo

To enter Bamboo Wing, customers walk through a series of stepping-stones surrounded by water and growing bamboo. Entirely made of the fast-growing, renewable plant, the open-air Vietnamese

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6 Unconventional and Unique Uses for LEGO

6 Unconventional and Unique Uses for LEGO

The Great Summer Zoofari Located next to real life counterparts at the Bronx Zoo, ¨The Great Summer Zoofari¨ is a series of animal sculptures made from our favorite Danish building blocks.

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Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca Reincarnates a Vintage Door as a Rustic Desk

Manoteca is a Bologna-based studio that specializes in restoration, reinvention, and re-design of abandoned furniture and objects. One of their simple and best works is called Indoor, an

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Ralf Edelmann Recycles Found Materials Into Fake Weapons

Ralf Edelmann Recycles Found Materials Into Fake Weapons

Edelmann was working in his studio, listening to the radio when a live broadcast of the shootings came on the air and relayed what was happening at the German school. Shocked by the thought of

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Magical OLED Installation by Torafu Architects Is Inspired By Cherry Blossoms

Magical OLED Installation by Torafu Architects Is Inspired By Cherry Blossoms

Torafu Architects designed a magical installation inspired by Yozakura, a traditional Japanese custom of enjoying flowering cherry blossoms during the night. Commissioned by Kaneka for last

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Artist Taku Satoh’s 3D Japanese Alphabet is Made Out of Layered Paper

Artist Taku Satoh’s 3D Japanese Alphabet is Made Out of Layered Paper

Taku Satoh Design Office created this 3D paper version of the Japanese Hiragana alphabet in response to the prevalence of superflat media, where we read and watch from 2D screens. Unveiled at

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Porky Hefer’s Cozy Human Nests Hang From the Treetops!

Porky Hefer’s Cozy Human Nests Hang From the Treetops!

Porky Hefer has been working as a creative consultant since 2007. His human nests are specially designed for each customer, context and needs. They can be hung from trees, posts, or even

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Artist Izumi Akinobu Captures Miniature Worlds in Tiny Glass Bottles

Artist Izumi Akinobu Captures Miniature Worlds in Tiny Glass Bottles

A super tiny turtle measuring only 0.1 inches swims near an uninhabited island with a palm tree.  Instead of taking your loved one to Paris, why don't you make it less obvious and

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Wine Barrel-Inspired Downley House in England is Built from a Former House’s Ruins

Wine Barrel-Inspired Downley House in England is Built from a Former House’s Ruins

Set in an idyllic landscape of gorgeous national parks, Downley House was erected using the ruins of an old stoned-house. The client wanted a relaxing yet playful environment with good use of

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Craig Folds Five Manipulates Money into Amazing Origami Art

Craig Folds Five Manipulates Money into Amazing Origami Art

Craig Folds Five's intricate art is made from US dollars, and each figure is created from a folded uncut note using no glue or any tools apart from the artist's hands. The money's

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NPIRE Uses 55,000 LEGOs To Create a Funky Pixelated Wall

NPIRE Uses 55,000 LEGOs To Create a Funky Pixelated Wall

To make the striking dividing wall, staff at NPIRE brought their own childhood LEGO bricks and mixed them with about 80 new packs. Using assorted colored blocks they created a playful pixelated

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Reinhard Hunger Creates Quirky Birdfeeders From Random Found Objects

Reinhard Hunger Creates Quirky Birdfeeders From Random Found Objects

A retro boom box could hold lots of seeds and can be hang from its handle on a tree branch or hook. Hunger's grandmother’s chandelier was decorated with some old Christmas tree branches and

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Miso’s XShelf is a Simple Stackable Bookcase

Miso’s XShelf is a Simple Stackable Bookcase

Simplicity is a must in Japanese design, and Kyoto-based Miso is taking the concept to the next level. Using neither glue nor screws this handy X-shaped bookshelf can be assembled horizontally

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Simple Wheelchairs Made From Reused Plastic Chairs Help Injured People in Rwanda

Simple Wheelchairs Made From Reused Plastic Chairs Help Injured People in Rwanda

In order to make wheelchairs more accessible to people in developing countries, two designers are revamping common plastic chairs with a little bit of creative common sense. By affixing the

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Mark Langan Uses Recycled Cardboard to Create Beautiful Company Logos

Mark Langan Uses Recycled Cardboard to Create Beautiful Company Logos

US artist Mark Langan has created an intricate set of company logos out of recycled cardboard to help businesses communicate their sustainable values. Langan's day-to-day job consists of

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Miso Designs Beautiful Origami Tables for Kyoto’s Shofudo Paper Store

Miso Designs Beautiful Origami Tables for Kyoto’s Shofudo Paper Store

When interiors company Miso was commissioned to design the table displays for a traditional Japanese paper store, there was no doubt about the material selection. Designed to be

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Ingo Maurer Unveils Innovative Geometric LED Wallpaper

Ingo Maurer Unveils Innovative Geometric LED Wallpaper

Ingo Maurer is a German light designer best known for his cute Birdie Lights, but for his latest project, he joined forces with Architects Paper to develop a glowing wallpaper piece. Made from

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Soft Fold Cabane is a Minimal Mobile Meditation Space

Soft Fold Cabane is a Minimal Mobile Meditation Space

Is your home that chaotic that you are finding it difficult to read, meditate or just relax? If that's the case, this minimalistic space might be what you need. Created by Marie Dessuant and

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Praksis Turns 19th Century Danish Barn Into a Modern Cultural Center in the Country

Praksis Turns 19th Century Danish Barn Into a Modern Cultural Center in the Country

Located close to an area of marshland, the old barn has undergone a complete renovation that kept its original features intact. Externally, the building features a red brick wall topped by

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Edouard Martinet’s Delicate Metal Animal Sculptures Are Made From Old Bike Parts

Edouard Martinet’s Delicate Metal Animal Sculptures Are Made From Old Bike Parts

The French artist created his jolly running ostrich by securing the assorted metal parts with a few screws and opted not to use a welding iron. His pigeon and a very cute robin sculpture

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